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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:24:04 GMTWhen Jimmy Kimmel hosts the Oscars on Sunday, it will be the first time in nearly a decade that a working late-night star will be the M.C.With recent awards speeches focusing on President Trump, he says the evening will be a balancing act that avoids too little topical content and too much.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 19:33:43 GMTJon Stewart, left, and Stephen Colbert on “The Late Show.”On two late-night talk shows, a relatively soft approach and a more pointed one have emerged in comedy about the new president.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:00:02 GMTBill Maher on “Real Time” last month.In an interview, Mr. Maher spoke about having the right-wing personality on his show “Real Time,” and why he will continue to seek out provocative conservative guests.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:37:41 GMTFrom left, the brothers Justin, Travis and Griffin McElroy on the television version of their podcast, “My Brother, My Brother and Me.”This show on Seeso translates the McElroys’ popular podcast to the small screen, deadpan quirkiness intact.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 04:01:00 GMTDan Stevens in “Legion.”The show now seems ready to get on with the business of making the superhuman into the superhero.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 18:55:40 GMTIain Armitage as Ziggy Chapman in HBO’s adaptation of Big Little Lies.Meet Iain Armitage, who rose to fame with a YouTube channel where he offers reviews of “Othello” and “Cats.”
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:02:39 GMTJoe Scarborough performing a cover of “(What’s So Funny ’Bout) Peace, Love & Understanding” during an appearance on “The Late Show.”Mr. Scarborough, host of “Morning Joe,” said during an appearance on “The Late Show” that he thought President Trump would have to change his approach to governing.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 01:00:01 GMTCush Jumbo, left, and Rose Leslie in “The Good Fight.”The thorny dynamics of community powers a compelling episode.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:41:47 GMTDanai Gurira and André Holland in a theater at New York University, where they met in the Tisch Graduate Acting Program.André Holland first saw Danai Gurira at New York University, performing a monologue she wrote. Since then, they have acted and written together.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:08:53 GMTJason Jones of the TBS sitcom “The Detour.”The TBS sitcom that he created with his wife, Samantha Bee, finds his character, Nate Parker, moving from Syracuse to New York City.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 22:07:44 GMTTheodore Roosevelt most likely to succeed in an all-presidents knife fight.Forget C-Span’s recent rankings. How do our chief executives stack up according to facial hair, taste in alcohol and knife-fighting skills?
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:04:50 GMTSeth Meyers taking on President Trump’s claim that the news media is an “enemy” of the American people.Most late-night hosts took a break on Presidents’ Day. But Stephen Colbert and Seth Meyers spent it roasting the president.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:00:25 GMTNatalie Portman as Jackie Kennedy in “Jackie.”“Jackie,” starring Natalie Portman, and Disney’s “Moana” are streaming online. And PBS airs an “American Masters” documentary about Maya Angelou.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:00:26 GMTJoe Piscopo, considering a run for New Jersey governor, had policy discussions this month at an Upper East Side restaurant.Mr. Piscopo is hoping to parlay his Jersey credentials and rising political profile into a long-shot bid for governor as either a Republican or an independent.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 06:00:13 GMTMerlin in “Unlocking the Cage.”“Unlocking the Cage” examines the legal rights of animals, while “The Breaks” chronicles hip-hop’s ascension in early ’90s New York.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 03:01:01 GMTMelissa McBride in “The Walking Dead.”Sunday’s episode featured a tender reunion and a new alliance.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 03:00:01 GMTClaire Danes in “Homeland.”Yes, Quinn showed some bad judgment tonight. He shouldn’t have thrown a TV reporter down the stairs, or let a hostage situation develop. But so what?
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 02:12:11 GMTFrom left, Bernadette Peters, Paul Guilfoyle and Christine Baranski in “The Good Fight.”Seeing depictions of women who mentor and rely on one another with such fierce loyalty is still a rarity on TV.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 22:25:31 GMTWood Harris plays Barry Fouray, a hip-hop manager who is trying to build a record label on “The Breaks.”The series on VH1 has a real ear for detail. The music and lyrics, whether soundtrack or in situ — fit the era seamlessly.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 06:00:14 GMTReese WitherspoonReese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman and Laura Dern lead a brooding class drama set in California. And Christine Baranski is back.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 15:09:13 GMTInside the Rue La Rue Cafe, a themed restaurant in Washington Heights honoring Rue McClanahan and the other actresses from the television sitcom “The Golden Girls.”The tonic that is a timeless show about four aging housemates is being dispensed in Manhattan.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 06:16:26 GMTBill Maher, the comedian and host of HBO’s “Real Time,” last year.An anticipated conversation between the comedian Bill Maher and the right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos turned out to be a mostly chummy affair.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 06:00:26 GMTSamuel L. Jackson, left, and Alexander Skarsgard.Alexander Skarsgard shows off his physique in “Tarzan.” And “Planet Earth II,” with David Attenborough, takes nature photography to spectacular heights.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 18:52:18 GMTOlafur Darri Olafsson in “Trapped.”This mystery series takes place in eastern Iceland, but in some ways — remote setting, small-town police chief — it resembles a western.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 18:30:07 GMTPete Holmes, sleeping, and Artie Lange in “Crashing.”In this HBO series, Pete Holmes plays a Pete, who when his marriage collapses has to rely on the kindness of other, much better comedians.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:29:43 GMTAn Indri lemur, one of the forest animals unique to Madagascar, in the series “Planet Earth II.”David Attenborough narrates another dazzling nature series, but one that doesn’t take as vigorous a stand as it might.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:30:14 GMTFamke Janssen, star of “The Blacklist: Redemption.”The star of “The Blacklist: Redemption” talks about depicting powerful female characters and shares her thoughts on sexism in Hollywood.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:40:48 GMTTo match the outfit that Jazz Jennings wears on the cover of her second book, the doll will be wearing a pink top and jean shorts.Ms. Jennings, 16, star of “I Am Jazz” on TLC, vaulted into the national spotlight after being interviewed by Barbara Walters 10 years ago.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:00:06 GMTJimmy Fallon opening “The Tonight Show” as President Trump. “We’ve made so much progress,” he said. “In fact, if you ask any American, they’ll say that I’ve managed to make the last four weeks feel like four years.”Mr. Fallon and other hosts took comic inspiration Thursday from President Trump’s 77-minute news conference.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 06:00:21 GMTTom Fassbender, an investigator in the Avery case.“Dateline NBC” reports on updates in the case of Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey of “Making a Murderer.” And “Chef’s Table” presents a global feast.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 22:16:45 GMTFrom left, Shailene Woodley, Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman in “Big Little Lies.”This glossy HBO series set in California doesn’t focus on the mystery at its core but rather on women whose stories involve everyday angst.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 12:00:41 GMTThe ABC mini-series “When We Rise” chronicles the development, triumphs and losses of the gay rights movement.The eight-hour mini-series on ABC, written by Dustin Lance Black, tells the history of the movement through the lives of four activists.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 12:00:26 GMTFrom left, Hal Holbrook, Scott Jacoby and Martin Sheen in “That Certain Summer” (1972).A look at various portrayals on television through the years.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:02:56 GMTStephen Colbert channeling Kevin Spacey.The late-night hosts piled on President Trump on Wednesday over reports that his campaign aides had been in contact with Russian intelligence officials.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:00:27 GMTChristine Baranski as Diane Lockhart in “The Good Fight,” a spinoff of “The Good Wife” beginning Sunday on CBS.In this spinoff of “The Good Wife,” Diane (Christine Baranski) ends up at a law firm across town, reunited with familiar faces but starting over broke.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 06:00:22 GMTMackenzie Davis, left, and Caitlin FitzGerald in “Always Shine.”Best friends wrestle with acting and envy in “Always Shine,” with Mackenzie Davis and Caitlin FitzGerald. “SuperMansion” returns for a second season.